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GCSE Science/Magnetic effects of a current
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When a current flows down a wire it creates a magnetic field. To see
this, place a small plotting compass near the wire and turn the current…

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Increase the amount of current flowing in the wire
Increase the number of turns on the solenoid.

Reversing the field
To make the north pole and south pole swap positions we can:

Reverse the direction…

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